£8,196 - £8,795
The Unpaid Work Team within Criminal Justice Social Work is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative supervisor, for 14 hours per week 52.14 weeks per year, to assist in the delivery of unpaid work and other activities under the Community Payback Scheme, as ordered by courts as a possible part of community disposal.
The post will be involved in supervising groups of individuals within the region and will be based primarily in Dumfries. The post is part of an established team and work will be on a rota basis including weekend cover.
The successful candidate will have a creative flair, experience of working independently and be capable of translating their vision confidently to others. Skills in training and supervising individuals and previous experience in working with offenders would be an advantage. They must have a good understanding of the needs of offenders and be able to work in a non-judgemental manner using pro social modelling skills.
They must also have a good understanding of Health and Safety legislation and be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely and within national and local health and safety procedures.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.
For further information please contact Debbie Armstrong, Unpaid Work Manager on 01387 273730 or 01387 262409 or email: Debbie.email@example.com